Continuity of the Parks by Julio Cortázar. He had begun to read the novel a few days before. He had put it aside because of some urgent business conferences. In “Continuity of Parks” by Julio Cortazar blurs the lines between reality and the world of literature with vivid imagery and a shroud of uncertainty. Woah. I had to read this story 3 times before I really understood what was going on. A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not.
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Both times the husband inevitably neglected their wife in favor of their addiction. You are commenting using your WordPress.
He sits in a green velvet chair, savoring the feeling of sinking into the story while enjoying his cigarettes and the view of the park from his study window. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. I was always Harry of course. The book he dontinuity reading takes place in a cabin within a many trees. The story begins with a wealthy businessman reading contimuity novel he had started reading a few days earlier in his house on a large estate.
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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Windows and doors are sideways, stairs lead to no where, people are sitting on what should be walls. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I believe I am that person for the duration of my time reading a story. Email required Address never made public. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.
A continuity of setting makes the distinction between fantasy and reality even harder to make. Continuidad de los parques French: My mind visually defines continuity as: In his novel, a man and woman, two lovers, meet. I can just disapparate into class. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Let us think about Parks. Retrieved from ” https: A man appearing of status and wealth is reading a book in a green chair. A quick and dirty summary for those of us who have not read it.
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coninuity The book is about a lady and her lover; we can assume they are not supposed to be together. When I read a story, I embrace the main character.
Not a single character is given name, nor is anything explicit, everything carries a hint of doubt that is felt when reading the piece.
Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles Articles containing French-language text Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text. The two lovers meet in a cabin, it was not a meeting of passion, but one with devious intentions.
He had been sidetracked by business matters and had not had enough time to finish the novel. For example, I read all 7 Harry Potter books within the first 3 months of college. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Continudad de los Parques does literally translate to continuity of park, yet it can refer to the continuous land that Cortazar creates.
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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Cortasar woman goes north, and the man goes to her house. In the last line the husband is revealed to be the very same man reading the novel. Whenever I was in between books, my mind would wander to the boy with a distinct scar.
He plays on that knowledge to think about this confusing, Continuity of Park setting between reality and fiction. The lovers clearly had an in intimate knowledge of the estate, continujty fact the woman lived there, as they had every detailed accounted for there was no chance for him to be detected. Notify me of new comments via email. This was not a crime of passion it was one carefully planned, probably for months.
A man reading reading a book somehow becomes a victim of murder within that book.